Secure access control for local and shared resources System performance management and monitoring Backups, system recovery, and file recovery Test your knowledge, build your confidence, and succeed! After a career of more than 20 years in environmental science, Don switched careers and trained as a Windows NT 4. He has been involved in consulting with a couple of small training providers as a technical writer, during which time he wrote training and exam prep materials for Windows NT 4. In addition, he has worked on programming projects, both in his days as an environmental scientist and more recently with Visual Basic to update an older statistical package used for multivariate analysis of sediment contaminants. When not working on computers, Don is an avid amateur photographer who has had his photos displayed in international competitions and published in magazines such as Michigan Natural Resources Magazine and National Geographic Traveler.
|Published (Last):||6 February 2006|
|PDF File Size:||10.86 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||6.12 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
After a career of more than 20 years in environmental science, Don switched careers and trained as a Windows NT 4.
He consulted with a couple of small training providers as a technical writer, during which time he wrote training and exam prep materials for Windows NT 4. Can you please describe the purpose and content of the Microsoft TS: Windows 7, Configuring exam for our readers? I would not think of it as entry-level, but perhaps as "next-to-entry level.
Would you say that the skill set that is defined in this exam is at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level? What can you share about the specifics of the exam? Number of questions? Types of questions? Time limit? Passing score? Microsoft does not like to divulge these specifics, but typically there are about 65 questions to be done in 80 or 90 minutes with a passing score of Although the questions are typically multiple-choice either one or several correct answers , some might be hot-spot or drag-and-drop type.
The book provides information on all the topics that the candidate is likely to encounter on the exam. Notes, tips, and web links provide helpful information and leads for helpful insights, and detailed step-by-step procedures provide practice in performing the configuration tasks he or she must master for passing the exam.
What would you say are the most heavily emphasized areas on the test? All the objectives as set out on the Microsoft web page are stressed. However, you should note that Microsoft likes to emphasize new and improved technologies introduced with Windows 7 over technologies previously present in older Windows operating systems such as Windows and XP. I really cannot answer this question well because what might come easy to one candidate could be very confusing to the next one.
If you have not worked for a corporation where you would be deploying large numbers of Windows 7 computers, ensure that you become thoroughly familiar with deployment methods such as Windows Deployment Services WDS , system images Sysprep , and Windows System Image Manager SIM.
What can someone who uses your book to study and earns the able to do in industry? What is his or her next step professionally? Someone who has passed this exam can be a tech support person for a company or work for a support team that provides services to individuals experiencing various types of computer problems.
The next step would be to begin working with servers and progress towards attaining one of the MCTS certifications in Windows Server Page 1 of 1.
MCTS 70-680 Cert Guide: Microsoft Windows 7, Configuring
Conversation with Don Poulton about the Microsoft 70-680 Windows 7 Certification Exam